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Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show 2013

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A one stop place to find everything you need for your home and garden, the annual Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show features more than 1,600 exhibits and 10,000 products, and the experts who can tell you all about them. Walk through dream homes, garden pavilions and interior galleries to discover many great ideas for your own home. Take a cooking class. Bring your kids to the Children's Village. The Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show has everything you need to build, renovate or decorate your home or landscape.

When:

March 1–10, 2013

Friday, March 1 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 2 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 3 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday, March 4 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 5 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 6 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 7 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday, March 8 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 9 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 10 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Where:

Admission:

Admission to the Pittsburgh Home & Garden show includes all features, stage presentations and exhibits

Adults: $10.00
Children Ages 6-12: $4.00
Children under 6: FREE

Directions & Parking:

The Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show is held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh. One of the best places to park is in the Heinz Field Parking Lots on the North Shore, just $6.00 for the entire day. A free shuttle bus will run continuously between the Heinz Field lots and the Convention Center from one hour before the Home & Garden show begins until one-half hour after the show ends. The Convention Center garage is right next door with 700 spaces and a flat $10 show rate. Cheap parking can be found along Smallman Street, east of the Convention Center, if you're up for a short walk.

Exhibit Highlights:

Stroll through more than 9 acres of landscape, garden and patio exhibits, including everything from decks, sunrooms and pools to furniture, flowers and paving stones. The construction and remodeling center includes acres of the latest products and services for home building or renovations. For the kitchen, there's a huge display of kitchen cabinetry, appliances, fixtures and accessories, plus specialty food products. Products for pet lovers, plus plenty of prizes and giveaways too!

Gettysburg 150:

Presented by Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, this once-in-a-lifetime experience transports visitors to the fields of Gettysburg. Enter a Union Army encampment right inside the convention Center and experience life on the battlefront. Meet the families who keep the home fires burning in Pittsburgh. Discuss Field Hospital medicine with a surgeon. Taste a camp meal, march to the music of young drummer boys, and discover authentic artifacts—from cannon to regimental banners—that returned to Pittsburgh from those fateful days in July 1863.

"Home Ice" Synthetic Ice Rink:

Back by popular demand, this rink of "white ice" doesn't melt a drop, because it's made of durable plastic instead of water. Show visitors of all ages are encouraged to lace up their skates (bring your own or borrow a pair at the rink), glide out onto our 2,000 square foot surface, and see for themselves that synthetic ice is just like the real thing, all year round!

Children's Village:

Shady Lane School hosts a special area for the kids at the Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show, with the popular TURTLE RACES and other interactive experiences for parents and children. Radio Disney provides the music, games, and dancing that only Disney could create. Friends from other local family destinations, the Children’s Village Stage, the delightful Toy Train Extravaganza for "kids" of all ages, all combine to make this a very special place at the show.
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